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2806, 2014

The Myth That Criterion Related Validity Is a Simple Correlation Between Test Score and Work Outcome

June 28th, 2014|Categories: Psychometrics|Tags: , , |

This is a myth that can be discussed with relative simplicity: Criterion validity is far more than the simple correlations that are found in technical manuals. Validity in this sense is more appropriately described as whether an assessment can deliver a proposed outcome in a given setting with a given

1306, 2014

Attacking the Myth That Personality Tests Don’t Add Value

June 13th, 2014|Categories: Psychometrics|Tags: , , |

For this month’s myth, the last on the topic of psychometrics, I have chosen a slightly different approach. I’m coming out in defence of personality tools; when they are used correctly and understood in the right context. Rather than reinvent the wheel in this regard, I have chosen to highlight

1404, 2014

The Myth of Measurement

April 14th, 2014|Categories: Psychometrics|Tags: , |

I would like to begin by apologising for not getting a myth out last month. I was working in the Philippines. Having just arrived back in Singapore I will make sure to get out two myths this month. The first myth for April that I wish to highlight is a

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